Brown Skin Women
A podcast for brown skin women that shares the best in hair, beauty, and wellness hosted by Founder and CEO Carmen Veal Conway.
info_outline 022: Podcast Knowledge 06/26/2020
022: Podcast Knowledge "What products do you use" is my most asked question. It would be a disservice for me to mention a product without first knowing your hair's identity to determine best what it needs. In this episode, I talk all about product knowledge when it comes to natural hair.
info_outline 020: Hair, Health & Hygiene by Beauticians & Salons 02/21/2020
020: Hair, Health & Hygiene by Beauticians & Salons In episode 20 of the Brown Skin Women Podcast, we explore styling tool cleanliness and sanitization. This may not be something you think about when heading to a salon or our Stylist for service but you should.
info_outline 021: How Black Hair Salons Should Service Black Women 02/20/2020
021: How Black Hair Salons Should Service Black Women In episode 21 of the Brown Skin Women Podcast, we explore modern versus traditional salon operations. Double-booking clients, running late and operating in an unprofessional manner, is NOT a salon norm. It may have been the standard way back when, but times have changed.
info_outline 019: Beauty Is Not Pain - 3 Signs Protective Hairstyles Aren’t Protective 02/19/2020
019: Beauty Is Not Pain - 3 Signs Protective Hairstyles Aren’t Protective In episode 19 of the Brown Skin Women Podcast, we explore the age-old belief that beauty is pain. It is not. And we explore the why while educating you on best practices you should be using when getting your protective styles installed.
info_outline Brown Skin Women Podcast Trailer 02/18/2020
Brown Skin Women Podcast Trailer Welcome to The Brown Skin Women Podcast a space for Women of Color that shares the best in hair, beauty, and wellness. I’m your host, Carmen Veal Conway, CEO & Founder on a mission to shift Black culture towards a healthier lifestyle.
info_outline 018: Storytime: Every special needs mom should listen to this 06/27/2019
018: Storytime: Every special needs mom should listen to this In this bonus episode, Founder Carmen Veal opens up about how being a special needs mom to her daughter Sania changed her quality of life.
info_outline 017: A Hair Loss Conversation with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Dermatologist & Owner of Lenzy Derm 06/27/2019
017: A Hair Loss Conversation with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Dermatologist & Owner of Lenzy Derm In today’s Goal Digging Skin Women episode, I chat with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist, Owner of Lenzy Dermatology & Hair Loss Center, and Author of Getting to the Root: A Dermatologist & Cosmetologist’s Guide to Understanding HAIR.
info_outline 016: A Skincare Conversation with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Dermatologist & Owner of Lenzy Derm 05/23/2019
016: A Skincare Conversation with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Dermatologist & Owner of Lenzy Derm In today’s Goal Digging Skin Women episode, I chat with Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist, Owner of Lenzy Dermatology & Hair Loss Center, and Author of Getting to the Root: A Dermatologist & Cosmetologist’s Guide to Understanding HAIR.
info_outline 015. A Conversation about Black Girl Sunscreen with Shontay Lundy 05/15/2019
015. A Conversation about Black Girl Sunscreen with Shontay Lundy Do Black people need sunscreen? YES, we do. Shontay Lundy, Creator and Founder of Black Girl Sunscreen and Host Carmen Veal goes behind the scenes of melanated skin and protection for it.
info_outline 014: Tips for working with a natural hair specialist 12/28/2018
014: Tips for working with a natural hair specialist In this episode I will explore working towards making the practice of caring for your hair a long-term commitment with professional support where/as needed. As a DIY natural you may not know everything and therefore will need support from a professional. To ensure you're in good hands, I will walk you through doing your due diligence.
info_outline 013: Understanding Natural Hair with Debbie McDonald 11/24/2018
013: Understanding Natural Hair with Debbie McDonald This special episode features an intimate conversation between host Carmen Veal and Special Guest Debbie McDonald. We explore in great detail doing a big chop and transitioning, understanding texture, porosity levels and health and wellness. We later go on to answer some frequently asked questions by Brown Skin Women looking to build a healthy relationship and regimen for their hair.
info_outline 012: What empathy is and how to express it with Samantha Forbes 09/03/2018
012: What empathy is and how to express it with Samantha Forbes In this episode of The Goal Is to Grow I chat with Samantha Forbes, a health and wellness coach who has helped hundreds begin to live a better life through individual coaching and wellness seminars. Listen in on our conversation about empathy and how to express it.
info_outline 011: The Importance of Health, Nutrition, and Emotions with Hair Loss and Restoration 07/16/2018
011: The Importance of Health, Nutrition, and Emotions with Hair Loss and Restoration Donyelle V. McBride is Owner/CEO of McBride Hair Restoration LLC and Global Trichology Training LLC. She specializes in Alopecia Solutions for Male/Female including Medical Hair Replacement for Alopecians and Chemotherapy clients. Join us as we explore the importance of health, nutrition, and emotions with hair loss and restoration.
info_outline 010: You Are Allowed to Be Both a Masterpiece and a Work in Progress, Simultaneously 07/11/2018
010: You Are Allowed to Be Both a Masterpiece and a Work in Progress, Simultaneously I’m always amazed and grateful for the missions God assigns me to fulfill. A recent opportunity to be the keynote speaker at an 8th grade graduation was unlike any I’ve ever experienced thus far. I wanted to share what I told them with you because of how profound, truthful and helpful it was to the students, parents and faculty. Additionally, if you have a young person in your life, I encourage you to let her listen to this episode as well.
info_outline 009: The Side Of Checking On Your Strong Friend That No One Talks About 07/01/2018
009: The Side Of Checking On Your Strong Friend That No One Talks About So here is the thing about checking in on your strong friend. There's a saying, don't tell people your problems, most don't care and others are happy you have them. We live in a world that isn't capable of providing us the peace we need to successfully exist within it. Some of us aren't strong enough to realize the peace we hope for must start within. And since I've been on both ends of the mental stability spectrum, I know just have challenging and incredible both realities can be.
info_outline 008: How building my Brown Skin Women brand helped changed my life and many others 06/05/2018
008: How building my Brown Skin Women brand helped changed my life and many others In this episode I will share not-so-pleasant real life examples of how being unclear about your focus and goals can welcome riff raff, and how building a brand with intention can literally change not only your life, but also many others.
info_outline 007: Self-care through therapy and how it changed my life 05/22/2018
007: Self-care through therapy and how it changed my life My therapist helped me grow through an emotionally taxing process of unlearning traumatic experiences I’d held on to since childhood. The journey of unlearning ways and habits to then learn a healthier way to exist is tough, and also so necessary. Have you ever asked yourself “why me”? I did time and time again, especially after my daughter’s health began to decline. Listen to this episode to learn how therapy courtesy of special needs mommyhood helped me change my life.
info_outline 006: Starting + running a nonprofit 05/21/2018
006: Starting + running a nonprofit Fact about me: At the young of 22, I started my own nonprofit organization called Hope 4 Autism, which was classified as a 501 c 3 tax exempt organization, by the IRS. The process was an incredible learning experience which shaped my perspective, while helping me fulfill my mission to support other families fighting my same battle. In this episode we will talk all about the juicy details. So if you are interested in starting an organization and would like to know how I did it, this episode is for you.
info_outline 005: Here is what I have learned about egos and negative competitiveness amongst business women 05/08/2018
005: Here is what I have learned about egos and negative competitiveness amongst business women Not all opinions or advice comes from a place of love. Sometimes all it takes is open and honest communication. Some partnerships can work as long as you're both in alignment.
info_outline 004: How to overcome the fear of success? 04/25/2018
004: How to overcome the fear of success? We are obligated to push through our fear. Why? Because it helps us learn to focus on growth. That should also be the goal with everything we set forward to accomplish in our personal and professional lives.
info_outline 003: Give yourself the chance to ponder (think things through) 04/25/2018
003: Give yourself the chance to ponder (think things through) This episode was actually recorded 10/2016 but published on 4/25/2018 just before a business deal I had a feeling would go wrong, did (I explain the how and why in this podcast). Little did I know I would receive an email from the former partner this situation related to, futher proving my point. Long story shorter, I ended up getting burned. Recovery has been one heck of a journey yet everything I share in this episode still rings true!
info_outline 002: Shamelessly Promote Yourself 02/20/2018
002: Shamelessly Promote Yourself I recently reflected on an experience that taught me WHY it’s important to shamelessly promote yourself. It’s the difference between others knowing of your existence and only you being aware of your greatness.